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Ghostbusters: Ecto Force is an upcoming animated television series.

Plot

Development

On April 28, 2016, it was reported in the EMPIRE June 2016 issue, Ivan Reitman commented there was a TV show in the works. It will have a more global flavor. Reitman noted how there is remarkable ghost lore in every tradition then cited China, Japan, and Korea as examples. [1]

On June 20, 2016, it was reported that Sony Picture's animation division is planning a television series titled "Ghostbuster: Ecto Force." The show is reportedly being overseen by Ivan Reitman and will focus on a new generation of Ghostbusters. It will be reportedly set in the year 2050. The show tentatively set to premiere in early 2018. [2] The premise involves the team capturing ghosts all around the world with help from local teams—and some very cool gear. [3] Sony's press release confirmed the oversight of Ghost Corps. [4] [5]

On July 15, 2016, Ivan Reitman was quoted saying Ecto Force is "based on the movie" and the intent behind it is to keep the Ghostbusters in the public eye between movies. [6]

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Main Characters

Equipment

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Recurring Themes

Home Video Releases

Merchandise

References

  1. Semlyen, Nick (2016). Empire Magazine Issue 324 June 2016, p. 59. Bauer Media Group, Harborough, Leicester, United Kingdom, ISBN 0195145045. Line reads: "And a TV show is in the works, which may have a more global flavour: "There's remarkable ghost lore in every tradition. It's totally different in China and Japan and Korea, and there's extraordinary opportunity in that."."
  2. Variety "Sony Plans Animated 'Ghostbusters' TV Show" 6/20/16
  3. Ghostbusters HQ "Ghostbusters: Ecto Force Coming 2018" 6/20/16
  4. Sony Corporation of America "Sony Pictures Animation Announces 2017 & 2018 Slate" 6/20/16
  5. Toon Zone "Sony Pictures Animation Announces 2017 & 2018 Slate" 6/23/16
  6. Fortune "The Original 'Ghostbusters' Director Loves the Remake. Here's Why 7/15/16 Line reads: "Reitman's Ghost Corps also is developing a TV show called Ecto Force, based on the movie. "[It] is something we wanted to get going to keep the Ghostbusters idea alive between features," he said, adding other announcements are coming."

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